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Art21: Art in the Twenty-First Century Previous Broadcasts

Balance (Episode #604H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

The artists in this episode, Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold and Sarah Sze, create ordered and precise works that explore the gap between art and existence, challenge the distinction between seeing and knowing and demonstrate that the pursuit of harmony can be a radical proposition.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

History (Episode #603H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

In this episode, artists Glenn Ligon, Mary Reid Kelley and Marina Abramovi? play with historical events, explore and expose commonly held assumptions about historic "truth" and create narratives based on personal experiences.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Boundaries (Episode #602H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 10, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

The artists in this episode - David Altmejd, Tabaimo and Lynda Benglis - synthesize disparate aesthetic traditions, present taboo subject matter, discover innovative uses of media and explore the shape-shifting potential of the human figure.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 11, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Change (Episode #601H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Artists Ai Weiwei, El Anatsui and Catherine Opie bear witness, through their work, to transformation - cultural, material, and aesthetic - and actively engage communities as collaborators and subjects.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
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